Online Character Counter

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Exclude common words from the "Word Density Calculator"

Word Density Calculator:

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Word Count: 0
Letters (a-z, A-Z plus spaces): 0
Letters (a-z, A-Z no spaces): 0
Character count (including trails): 0
Character count (excluding trails): 0
Character count (no spaces): 0

Typical Character Limits

Web page title (meta): 55-59, Web page description (meta): about 156 Tweet: 140, SMS: 160

Some common words that may be excluded: a, all, also, an, and, are, as, at, be, before, but, by, for, from, had, have, he, her, him, his, I, in, is, it, me, my, no, not, of, one, our, out, shall, so, that, the, their, them, there, they, this, to, up, us, was, we, when ...

Using this online character count it is possible to count characters as well as to count words in text. It also works well as a word density calculator / and a character word counter tool at the same time. It is a good tool for SEO (search engine optimisation) once it permits to determine the frequency count of keywords in absolute values or in percent. Another use for this free word counter is to limit the number of words when you are writing a essay limited to say 400 to 450 words. It helps you once the number of words is show at the bottom as you type. This word counter has a very large capacity. You can past a million (or perhaps much more) words text here and it will work fine. You can paste the contents of a word document, a pdf doc, a HTML page or any text file.

Character count examples

Number of Characters In a Webpage Title for SEO Purposes

For Google it should be between about 55-59 Characters for display in search results but but its is not requered. It seems that Google robot reads and index more than 70 characters in a title.

Number of Characters In A Webpage Meta Description for SEO Purposes

The recommended lengths should be about 156 Characters although Google now shows longer descriptions for longer queries.

Number of Characters In A Tweet

Twitter limits Tweet length to 140 characters.

Number of Characters In A SMS

A SMS message is up to 160 characters in length. Characters include numbers, punctuation symbols, line break, space and carriage return.

How many words in IELTS essays?

The short answer is a minimum of 250 for the essay and a minimum os 150 for the task 1 report. If you write less you can lose points for your Content mark.

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Online Character | Word Counter